A rare and fantastic white bronze Tibetan figure of a wrathful female goddess.
She is wearing a crown of skulls and a necromancer's human bone skirt.An open relic chamber in the back and a fully exposed and open vagina.
18th C. or earlier
3 1/4 inches H. 3 1/2 inches W.
A very fine painted thanka of Padmasambhava
surrounded by monks and deities.
Bordered by the finest ancient Chinese woven silk.
Thanka is 13 1/2 inches H. 10 1/2 inches W.
Thanka with border is 37 1/2 inches H. 22 1/2 inches W.
An ancient and very finely cast bronze Medicine Buddha from Tibet.Much gilding remaining.Relic chamber intact.Medicine bowl
was separately cast an now missing..not an unusual occurrence.
5 1/8 inches H
An exquisite and rare Tibetan repousse silver reliquary container or Gau box.Encased in traditional Tibetan red felt and with a yellow silk flap used to protect the front.
The silver work is of the highest quality and is almost raised into a 3 dimensional space.
7 inches H. 5 1/2 inches W. 3 inches Deep
A very fine silver fronted amulet container or Gau from Tibet.Repousse silver front with silver sides.Quite heavy.Remains of silk textile in the reliquary chamber.
5 1/8 inches H. 4 1/2 inches W.